Asian American Hate Crimes

April 12, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Hogan Forms Workgroup to Address Hate Crimes Against Asian American Community

Gov. Larry Hogan announced during a press conference on April 9 the formation of a workgroup to address the rise in violence targeting the Asian American community, “This workgroup, one of the first of its kind in the country, will be composed of a wide ranging group of experts and advocates across various disciplines who will […]

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March 24, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Still Reeling: Local Asian American Organization Hosts Candlelight Vigil for Atlanta Shooting Victims

The Chinese American Parent Association of Montgomery County (CAPA-MC) held a candlelight vigil and “March for a Hate Free America” Sunday night in the wake of the tragic mass shooting in Atlanta on March 16 where eight lives were lost including six Asian women. The event took place outside the Chinese Culture and Community Service […]

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March 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

With Anti-Asian Hate Crimes on Rise in U.S., Local Organization Launches Fund to Help

Hate crimes against Asian Americans have risen sharply nationwide since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Some advocacy groups say attacks spiked after then President Donald Trump used the term “China virus” to refer to COVID. More than 2,000 incidents of violence, harassment, discrimination, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have been reported in the […]

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